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Fiber Optic (Kamloops)

Local 993
Fri Apr 17, 2020  to Sun Apr 19, 2020
0830
Minimum 6 Members
Maximum 10 Members
IBEW Local 993 Hall (Kamloops)

Certified Fiber Optic Technician – is the FOA certification for general fiber optics applications. CFOTs have appropriate knowledge, skills and abilities in fiber optics that can be applied to almost any job – design, installation, operation – for almost any application – outside plant, premises, manufacturing, etc.

Course Objectives
To explain and/or demonstrate the following:

  • Types of Fiber and Cables
  • Fiber and Cable construction best practices
  • Information Transmission
  • Light Propagation through Fiber
  • Singlemode and multimode applications
  • Types of patch cords and connectors
  • Numerical Aperture
  • Attenuation
  • Bandwidth
  • Joining Fibers with Connectors & Splices
  • Cleaving and proper fiber handling and preparation
  • Fiber Microscopic Inspection
  • Types of Connectors and Splices
  • Fiber Optic Test Equipment
  • Types of applications for fiber optics


Location: IBEW Local 993 Hall

The IBEW Local 993 Hall has a large fenced yard around the back of the building. Parking is in front and beside the building